IFSS: Pregnant and Young Parent Support (PYPS)
PYPS IFFS delivers case managed support to pregnant women, and young parents who fall into the under 25 year age group in the greater Launceston area. Service is available 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday, however the primary worker is only available two days a week, and other members of the team address urgent support needs on the other days.
Although PYPS has designated its speciality service areas below, advice, referral and advocacy services are offered to clients to ensure that they link into other service providers as needed.
What the service can help with
Sexual and reproductive health
Social and emotional development
How the service is delivered
Coordination of Services
Information, Advice and Education
Services are available for
Parents and Carers
Age eligibility for children
0 - 24
To access the service, clients
"Must be pregnant and/or a parent, and 25 years or under.
Cost of service
Is a referral required?
No referral required
How do clients access the service?
Client responsible for transportation to service
Transportation can be provided
Home visits can be provided